- Sorry this item is now sold -
A superb Victorian solid silver hip flask assayed in London 1887 with the makers initials HT - Walter Thornhill & Co (Hubert Thornhill) - New Bond Street, London. It's a flawless solid silver container of excellent workmanship, beautifully polished and virtually scratch free.
This heavy silver flask bears a rare slide-off fully gilt-lined silver drinking cup in excellent condition. The open/shut system of the flask is activated by turning 180 the bayonet hinged lid and a cork seal on its inside prevents liquid's leaking.
The hip flask carries clear English silver hallmarks for London 1887 - both the hallmarks on the flask and on the cup are clearly visible and guarantee that this is the original cup for the flask.
The overall condition is excellent - This is exceptional as 19th century solid silver flasks are often dented or damaged. There are only some light scratches present where the cup pushes onto the bottom of the flask. The gilt-lining inside the cup is still intact and of great effect.
A truly wonderful piece of silver free of previous owners initials/monogram and therefore would make a perfect gift for any man in your life.
Dimensions: Height: 6" Width: 3.5" Depth: 1.5"